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San Ignacio, Belize
1 review
Reviewed 29 October 2016

It is midnight and there is thumping loud music pounding out from the owner's house over 100 meters away. So much for peace and quiet! Lots of wildlife, unfortunately 99.9% are mosquitos.lights in toilet do not work, compound resembles a building site, owner seems to have lost interest in taking care of the place. Checking out early

Thank happytrailsforever20
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The Backpackers Paradise was a unique experience on my five-week trip through Central America. I chose the place for its off-the-beaten track nature, and as I was looking for somewhere to stay which was entirely rustic and natural, but also comfortable. The Backpackers Paradise did not disappoint. It felt like staying in an episode of "Ben Fogle's New Lives in... More 

Thank Alexander W
Deventer, The Netherlands
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72 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We stayed in Backpackers Paradise for 2 nights (before and after our visit to Shipstern) and had 2 different cabanas. By far the best value for money is the wooden house (number 6). A great place to stay with a big veranda and lots of space inside the cabana! Combined with the perfect food, the very friendly host Nathalie, the... More 

Thank Alex S
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61 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Firstly, Natalie is the best. She is a great hostess that will accommodate guests in any way possible, but, for the most part, leave them to their own devices to explore the beautiful nature Sarteneja has to offer. Horses she keeps on the property roam freely around the cabanas. It's about a 10 minute walk to the waterfront...the view at... More 

Thank Jessica C
Corozal Town, Belize
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We stayed in the 4 person cabana with a full kitchen and it was lovely. The kitchen has a refrigerator and basic stove top, but it has pretty much everything you need. Nathalie is extremely accommodating to all needs and she even put two extra mattresses in our cabana to fit all of us. Also very good wifi in the... More 

1 Thank Adria Z
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2015

If you want to feel the natures vibes of belize and see horses wandering around, backpackers paradise is for you. The village is 5 minutes walk and the shipstern nature rezerve 3 miles away, easy access with the bike rental facilities. Great camping spot and the cabines are cosy and clean. Great wifi connexion in the communal room.

Thank beth a
Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Beautiful nature place in the nord belize, on the way to caye caulker to mexico. A great spot to chill or visit the shipstern nature reserve. Check the hostel website cabanasbelize.wordpress.com they have all the info.

Thank clodotoronto
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

That is strange - that's what thought when I read those 5 bad reviews about this place. We stayed 2 nights at Nathalie's Paradise with a capital P and truly loved it. The calm and quiet days and nights, the fruit trees, the horses who are walking around not tight up, the chill common area and the great talks with... More 

1 Thank Maarten E
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

An amazing secluded bit of paradise, this place is what it says it is. Its quiet and gorgeous. The cabanas are perfect, the communal room is basic but has everything you need, and the wifi is fast (and that in a jungle is pretty awesome). Nathalie, the owner, is superfriendly and makes sure you are okay and have everything you... More 

1 Thank Llleep
Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Cute rustic place with a great relaxed air about it. Rooms/huts arrested cute but very small. Do not leave any snacks in your room (even in sealed bags) as the ants are terrible. Owner Natalie is fun, she dj's in her room for guests some nights and makes pricey but tasty meals upon request. Lenny who often runs the front... More 

1 Thank Jessica W

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Backpackers Paradise is a hostel in the cultural tradition of the backpacking lifestyle, cheap but with all the facilities we need such as kitchen with fridge, clean bathrooms, free wifi, large communal room with hammocks, horse and bike rental. Higher standing rooms are also available. The location is an 3 acres of tropical organic farm, including mangoes, avocados and bananas trees to say a few, and many species of birds, the best for bird watching. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers Paradise

Address: Bandera Road | Corozal District, Sarteneja, Belize
Region: Belize > Corozal > Sarteneja
Price Range: $4 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Take the wooden house, it's by far the best value for money!”
  • the spacious inside of the wooden house
  • The wooden house wit a big veranda
 of 5 bubbles alexsO8761GC, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Family house is the best room”
 of 5 bubbles clodotoronto, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Any room is good. Have a tent? Pitch it in or outside the common area.”
 of 5 bubbles MaartenE_13, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms are all identical.”
 of 5 bubbles E5693OHjessicaw, 20 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Small house with bathroom was pleasant if you want some space and your own bathroom (there's a smaller cabana with private bathroom for less that we didn't see that might be worth checking out), cabana #1 is nice if you just need a bed and don't mind using the shared facilities to toilet and hang out in.”
 of 5 bubbles mezcalindo, 14 Jan 2015 | Read review
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